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Williams, William Carlos 1883-1963

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Works: 2,064 works in 4,741 publications in 8 languages and 169,280 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Poetry  Fiction  History  Records and correspondence  Periodicals 
Roles: Author, Librettist, Editor, Translator, Performer, Lyricist, Other, Author of introduction, Recipient, Dedicatee, Contributor, Honoree, Speaker, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Narrator, Signer
Classifications: PS3545.I544, 811.52
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The collected poems of William Carlos Williams by William Carlos Williams( Book )
129 editions published between 1950 and 2002 in English and held by 4,787 libraries worldwide
Collection of poems of William Carlos Williams from 1939-1962
Paterson by William Carlos Williams( Book )
189 editions published between 1848 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,774 libraries worldwide
Long recognized as a masterpiece of modern American poetry, William Carlos Williams' Paterson is one man's testament and vision, "a humanist manifesto enacted in five books, a grammar to help us to live" (Denis Donoghue). Paterson is both a place - the New Jersey city near which Williams lived - and a man: the symbolic figure in whom the person (the poet's own life) and the public (the history of the region) are combined. Originally four books (published individually between 1946 and 1951), the structure of Paterson (in Dr. Williams' words) "follows the course of the Passaic River, whose life seemed more and more to resemble my own: the river above the Falls, the catastrophe of the Falls itself, the river below the Falls and the entrance at the end into the great sea." Book Five, published in 1958, when the poet was seventy-five, affirms the triumphant life of the imagination, in spite of age and death. This edition has been completely re-edited by noted Williams scholar Christopher MacGowan of the College of William and Mary and, in addition to presenting the most authoritative text possible, contains invaluable notes identifying Williams' sources and references
Selected poems by William Carlos Williams( Book )
119 editions published between 1915 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,437 libraries worldwide
Presents approximately 140 poems by twentieth-century American poet William Carlos Williams and includes an introduction by poet Robert Pinsky and an index of titles and first lines
American poetry : the twentieth century by E. E Cummings( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,350 libraries worldwide
Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
In the American grain by William Carlos Williams( Book )
106 editions published between 1925 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 2,335 libraries worldwide
William Carlos Williams's examination of American history in a series of reflective essays
Collected earlier poems by William Carlos Williams( Book )
58 editions published between 1938 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,130 libraries worldwide
The evolution of Williams' style and the further development of the uniquely American poetic tradition is evidenced in works written before World War II
Pictures from Brueghel and other poems : including The desert music & Journey to love by William Carlos Williams( Book )
74 editions published between 1949 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 1,650 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems written between 1950 and 1962 by the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, including the complete texts of two earlier volumes, as well as a selection of previously uncollected works
The farmers' daughters; the collected stories of William Carlos Williams by William Carlos Williams( Book )
39 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,586 libraries worldwide
From the Publisher: New Directions has long published poet William Carlos Williams' entire body of short fiction as The Farmers' Daughters (1961). This new edition of The Collected Stories of William Carlos Williams contains all fifty-two stories combining the early collections The Knife of the Times (1932), Life Along the Possaic (1938) with the later collection Make Light of It (1950) and the great long story, "The Farmers' Daughters" (1956). When these stories first appeared, their vitality and immediacy shocked many readers, as did the blunt, idiosyncratic speech of Williams' immigrant and working-class characters. But the passage of time has silenced the detractors, and what shines in the best of these stories is the unflinching honesty and deep humanity of Williams' portraits, burnished by the seeming artlessness which only the greatest masters command
Selected essays by William Carlos Williams( Book )
33 editions published between 1931 and 1981 in English and Italian and held by 1,452 libraries worldwide
White mule; a novel by William Carlos Williams( Book )
51 editions published between 1937 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 1,239 libraries worldwide
White Mule is the first of a trilogy of novels by William Carlos Williams about the immigrant Stecher family in New York at the turn of the 20th century. The "White Mule" of the title refers to Flossie, the angry, assertive, uncompromising baby, who can kick like White Mule whiskey
The William Carlos Williams reader by William Carlos Williams( Book )
24 editions published between 1962 and 1990 in English and held by 1,187 libraries worldwide
The complete works of Francois Villon by François Villon( Book )
8 editions published between 1960 and 1964 in English and held by 1,168 libraries worldwide
Six American poets : an anthology by joel, editor Conarroe( Book )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 1,149 libraries worldwide
An anthology of 247 memorable poems by six of America's greatest poets encompasses the works of Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, William Carlos Williams, Wallace Stevens, Robert Frost, and Langston Hughes
The build-up by William Carlos Williams( Book )
35 editions published between 1946 and 1989 in English and French and held by 1,113 libraries worldwide
In the money : a novel by William Carlos Williams( Book )
52 editions published between 1937 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 984 libraries worldwide
"The political pitch of this novel is several years later than the first; the theme continues as before."--T.p. verso
The doctor stories by William Carlos Williams( Book )
19 editions published between 1962 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 954 libraries worldwide
This collection of thirteen "doctor stories," six poems on medical matters, and a selection from The Autobiography "can help many others take a knowing look at the medical profession."--Back cover
Many loves and other plays : the collected plays of William Carlos Williams by William Carlos Williams( Book )
26 editions published between 1961 and 1966 in English and held by 874 libraries worldwide
A recognizable image : William Carlos Williams on art and artists by William Carlos Williams( Book )
7 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 818 libraries worldwide
The autobiography of William Carlos Williams by William Carlos Williams( Book )
50 editions published between 1948 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 193 libraries worldwide
William Carlos Williams (1883-1963) was born in Rutherford, New Jersey. He received his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, where he met and befriended Ezra Pound and H.D. (Hilda Doolittle). At the same time as maintaining a popular medical practice, he became a prolific poet, novelist, essayist, and playwright. Experimenting with new techniques of meter and lineation, Williams sought to invent an entirely fresh and singularly American poetics, whose subject matter was centered on the everyday circumstances of life and the lives of common people. He was inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame in 2009
Three poems by William Carlos Williams( file )
5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Gulielmus Carolus Williams
Uilyam Karlos Uilyams
Vilijams, Vilijam Karlos
William Carlos Williams
William Carlos Williams Amerikaans auteur
William Carlos Williams amerikanischer Dichter
William Carlos Williams poeta, romanziere e medico statunitense
William Carlos Williams poète américain
Williams, W. C. 1883-1963
Williams, William C. 1883-1963
Williams, William Carlos
Williams, William Carlos 1883-1963
Уильямс, У. К 1883-1963
Уильямс, Уильям Карлос
Уилям Карлос Уилямс
וויליאמס, וויליאם קרלוס
וויליאמס, וויליאם קרלוס 1883-1963
וויליאמס, וילים קרלוס 1883-1963
ויליאם קרלוס ויליאמס
ויליאמס, ויליאם קרלוס
ויליאמס, ויליאם קרלוס 1883-1963
ויליאמס, וילים קרלוס 1883-1963
וילימס, וילים קרלוס 1883-1963
ويليام كارلوس ويليامز
ویلیام کارلس ویلیامز
विलियम कार्लोस विलियम्स
윌리엄 카를로스 윌리엄스
ウィリアム・カルロス・ウィリアムズ
ウィリアムズ, ウィリアム・カーロス
威廉·卡洛斯·威廉姆斯
Languages
English (1,044)
German (21)
Italian (17)
Spanish (16)
French (15)
Japanese (6)
Chinese (5)
Hebrew (1)
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